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Worcestershire County Council

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… for and currently appears one of the most difficult to reduce. WCC’s role as a waste disposal authority means the council has control over how household waste is disposed of through the household waste management contract. Currently, 43% of this waste is recycled or composted. Most of the remaining waste is disposed of at EnviRecover, the council’s Energy from Waste (EfW) plant, emitting carbon dioxide…

… will be influenced by: 7 Worcestershire County Council’s Carbon Emissions 8 WCC Carbon Emissions 2019/20 9 The Council’s Approach 11 Buildings 12 Street Lighting 13 Fleet 15 Staff Travel 16 Household Waste Disposal 17 Supply Chain 18 Staff and Member Awareness 19 Carbon Sequestration and Offsetting 20 Resources 20 Governance 21 The Council’s County Wide Role 24 County Carbon Emissions 24…

… of this document. WCC is seeking to cut carbon emissions from its property, transport and street lighting, as well as emissions from contracts, such as highways maintenance and household waste management. A total emissions reduction of 40% since 2009/10 has been achieved to date, with annual energy savings of c£400,000. WCC has a long history of action on climate change. The council led one of the UK’s…

… „ Grid electricity transmission and distribution „ WCC business travel » Staff grey fleet (business mileage) » Air travel4 „ Contracted services » Household waste management contract » Highways maintenance contract » Contracted fleet Worcestershire County Council - Net Zero Carbon Plan 8 WCC Carbon Emissions 2019/20 Household Waste 69% Ringway Contract 3% Severn Waste

… more electric pool cars at key sites and easy access to hire cars for long trips or when a pool car is not available. Worcestershire County Council - Net Zero Carbon Plan 16 Household Waste Disposal 69% of the council’s accounted carbon emissions are from household waste disposal (c.1% of Worcestershire’s emissions). This is by far the largest proportion of emissions WCC accounts…


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